By  on February 24, 2014

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court declined to take up three related petitions filed by Sears Holdings Corp., Whirlpool Corp. and BSH Home Appliance Corp. that have implications for retailers, manufacturers and consumers involved in product liability claims.

The High Court’s refusal to hear the cases essentially gave consumers a victory and allowed product liability lawsuits against the three companies in the lower courts to advance.

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